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SC DOR Public Draft Answers Questions About New Job Tax Credit, Increased Credit Amounts for Tier III and IV Counties

By |2019-11-11T13:19:15-05:00November 11th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a 13-page advisory opinion in connection with Act No. 83, enacted May 22, 2019, which substantially increased the job tax credit amount [...]

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SC DOR Releases Public Draft for Internal Tax Appeals Process and Procedure

By |2019-11-11T12:56:54-05:00November 11th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released an 18-page advisory opinion to update the Department of Revenue’s internal appeals process for tax matters. The primary change is to [...]

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SCACPA Governmental Affairs Committee Monitors BOA Proposals in State Register for Fees, Regulations for Electronic Records

By |2019-10-30T14:00:43-04:00October 30th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

The Legislative Council of The South Carolina General Assembly published the latest updates to The South Carolina State Register (Vol. 43, Issue 10) on Oct. 25. SCACPA commends all [...]

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Take the RAP Index Survey to Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy and Our Connections to Legislators

By |2019-11-20T12:30:55-05:00October 29th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

Earlier in 2019, SCACPA launched an important survey to help us grow our advocacy programs and advance our positions on the issues that impact South Carolina CPAs. Members from [...]

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SCACPA Urges SC House Members to Support ‘Fiscal State of the Nation’ Resolution

By |2019-10-14T15:26:07-04:00October 14th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

The U.S. government’s balance sheet indicates that, over time, the nation has an accumulated deficit (from annual shortfalls as of Sept. 30, 2018) of $21.5 trillion. To put that [...]

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View from the Dome: Business License Tax Collection Study Committee Hears from Business Owners About Reform

By |2019-10-07T11:49:58-04:00October 7th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 In this edition: The Business License Tax Collection Study Committee met on Thursday, Oct. 3. Legislators will have more money to [...]

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State Tax Issue? Meet the SCDOR’s Taxpayer Advocate at Offices Around the State Later This Year

By |2019-10-02T16:09:19-04:00September 26th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Those who need help resolving state tax issues can visit the SC Department of Revenue’s Taxpayer Advocate across the state beginning in October. The Advocate, who is based in [...]

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BOA Votes for License Fee Increases for 2021

By |2019-09-26T12:53:58-04:00September 25th, 2019|Advocate, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Board of Accountancy voted its approval to raise annual license fees starting for 2021 during a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The vote came [...]

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SCDOR Releases its Tax Legislative Update for 2019

By |2019-09-11T11:19:04-04:00September 11th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

What were the critical changes in South Carolina’s tax and regulatory laws enacted during the past legislative session? The state’s Department of Revenue has prepared a summary of these [...]

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The Importance of CPA-PAC: Influencing the Decisions that Impact Our Profession

By |2019-09-05T09:38:34-04:00September 9th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The CPA Profession has celebrated a long list of legislative victories, but none of those successes are possible without legislators who listen to and support our position. It is [...]

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LLR is Conducting an Email Verification Drive in Advance of License Renewals

By |2019-09-04T11:30:20-04:00September 4th, 2019|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory|

SCACPA members should be aware that the Association has confirmed that the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is conducting an email verification drive in advance of license [...]

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Chamber of Commerce Poll: 71% of SC Registered Voters Want Simpler Tax Code

By |2019-09-04T11:05:37-04:00September 4th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

Tax reform has broad popularity with South Carolina registered voters, and respondents to a statewide poll conducted in August are soundly in favor of adjustments to the state tax code, [...]

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SCACPA Members Talk About the Value of Volunteering During October Month of Service

By |2019-08-28T11:20:44-04:00August 28th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Connect, Membership, Why CPA|

We’re getting close to SCACPA’s annual October Month of Service. The Association is proud to offer ways to connect with your peers to make a difference in your community. If [...]

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Why SCACPA Social Media is Important for You to Get the Most out of Membership

By |2019-08-28T11:12:39-04:00August 27th, 2019|Advocate, Communicate, Connect, Educate, Featured, Grow, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

You can rely on SCACPA’s social media feeds to find the quick, real-time updates about what’s going on with the Association, along with South Carolina news you can use. [...]

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Hello? SC DOR Writes Public Draft About Charges on Your Phone Bill

By |2019-08-20T17:02:15-04:00August 20th, 2019|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a ruling that addresses the applicability of the sales and use tax to the Dual Party Relay Charge and the 911 Service [...]

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IRS Launches Tax Withholding Estimator to Replace Withholding Calculator for Paycheck Checkup

By |2019-08-06T14:09:38-04:00August 6th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

Coming in time to help anyone doing tax planning for the final few months of 2019, the IRS has launched the new Tax Withholding Estimator. It is an expanded, [...]

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SCACPA Advocacy Issue Gains Traction as IRS Commissioner Considers a Practitioner Services Division

By |2019-07-24T10:01:59-04:00July 17th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Current Assets Parent, Featured, Governmental, July 25, 2019, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

As the IRS modernizes its policies, practices and systems, SCACPA believes tax professionals should have as many tools as possible in one place to aid taxpayers in successfully adhering [...]

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View from the Dome: A Full Recap of the 2019 Legislative Session, With Tax Reform Proposals on the Way

By |2019-06-07T14:02:02-04:00June 7th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup, Public Relations, Regulatory|

View from the Dome – June 7, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC  The first session of the 123rd General Assembly adjourned Sine Die on May 10, but the General Assembly returned [...]

A Letter from Exceptional SC’s Executive Director About a Big State Tax Write-Off for Your Business in 2019

By |2019-09-30T15:14:11-04:00June 5th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The following is a “Letter to Business Owners” written by Chad Connelly, the Executive Director of Exceptional SC, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting exceptional needs students and families in South Carolina created by the passage [...]

Volunteering: What’s in it for Me?

By |2019-06-04T14:50:56-04:00June 4th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

Volunteering.   Hearing that word in connection with a personal cause they hold near and dear can bring people out of the woodwork.   Hearing it at other times can cause people to [...]